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Minimum Wage

The truth about raising the minimum wage.

So why is an organization like Baltimore Rising whose primary objective is reducing unemployment and poverty in the City adamantly opposed to raising the minimum wage to $15? The answer is simple. We’re good guys alright, but there’s nothing nice about us. Nice people do nice things for other people. And that’s, well, “nice.” We […] Continue reading →

Is raising the minimum wage a good thing for Baltimore?

What if everyone working in the city made at least the full-time equivalent of $31,200/year? Just about everyone running for office, including for Mayor of Baltimore, is endorsing increasing the minimum wage from $8.25/hour to $15/hour. Now who wouldn’t be in favor of that? “Good question.” Thank you. Let’s think about it, but first, it’ll […] Continue reading →